If you are a POD guest or have a PLUS ticket, you can travel between the villages using the train service. The villages are located far from each other, so catching the train is convenient.
The Dubai Safari Park is a family destination, so you should dress conservatively. Ensure your shoulders and knees are covered. If not, you can be asked to cover up or leave the venue.
The Dubai Safari Park is huge, and you will need at least four to five hours to cover the whole place. On weekends and public holidays, it can take more time because of the crowds.
The Dubai Safari Park is divided into villages that hold animals from specific regions of the world in special habitats that mimic their natural conditions. There are also many entertainment and performance shows involving animals. You can make an itinerary based on what you want to see first.
No, you cannot get your own food, but there are many other food and beverage outlets in the park where you can find delicious snacks and drinks.
In total, the Dubai Safari Park has five different zones called villages. They are African Village, Explorer Village, Asian Village, Al Wadi, and Arabian Desert Safari.
No, shorts are not allowed in Dubai Safari Park. You have to wear clothing that properly covers your knees and shoulders.
There are a wide variety of animals at the Dubai Safari Park. Some amazing and rare animals worth seeing are white lions, African elephants, chimpanzees, gorillas, gibbons, southern cassowary, moon bear, Arabian wolf, Arabian oryx, addax, hippo, giraffe, tiger, brown lion, Nile crocodile, blackbuck, rhino, water deer, sambar deer, baboon, ostrich, cheetah, Nubian ibex, scimitar-horned oryx, watusi, Burmese python, Livingstone’s turaco, and more. The park has some stunning wildlife from around the world.
No, the park does not offer hotel rooms for overnight stays, but night passes are available, allowing you to check out the park’s nocturnal animals.
Wheelchairs and strollers are absolutely allowed in the park, but you must fold them when moving about in the park’s vehicles. So, get foldable ones.
Though no lockers are available at the reception, you can leave your important stuff with the guest service team. They’ll take care of it.
The Safari Journey tickets get you access to the Safari Journey experience that is part of the Explorer Village. It’s a drive-through activity that’s 35 to 40 minutes long. The Park Entrance ticket will not get you access to this attraction.
Subject to the availability of the tickets, you can upgrade the Safari Journey ticket, but you must pay a difference of AED 20 for every child and AED 50 for every adult.
Yes, e-tickets are fine, even encouraged. But just make sure that the barcodes are easily scannable and readable at the ticket turnstiles.
No, you cannot cancel and get a refund on your booking. In fact, you cannot even change the dates of your bookings. This is clearly stated in the terms and conditions.
Yes, it is. To access the Wi-Fi, meet the service staff stationed at the main gate and ask them for the network and password; they will connect your phone.
Yes, absolutely. You can take pictures of your favorite animals and enclosures to capture the best memories of the Dubai Safari Park.
The Dubai Safari Park is in Al Warqa. Though you cannot directly reach the park via the metro, you can reach the Rashidiya Metro Station and catch a bus or taxi to get to the park.
No, if your child is below three, they will not need a ticket.
One of the most fantastic initiatives taken by the UAE government is recognizing specially-abled people as People of Determination (PODs). These PODs will get complete VIP treatment at the park, with free parking and entry for them and two of their companions. They will also be escorted by the park officials, who will show them around for the most exclusive experience.